Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in working for us. To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability and current salary details and expectations.

In return, all positions offer a competitive remuneration package and a unique opportunity for professional and personal development.

Job Title: Procurement Specialist

Location: Swindon

Reports to: Senior Buyer

Job Purpose

We are seeking an experienced Procurement Specialist with planning capabilities, to ensure that customers’ expectations and the company’s financial objectives are met or exceeded. The main objective of the role is to ensure that production orders are planned efficiently to ensure best use of time, and materials/components are purchased are at the right price and at the right time to service production demand.


Purchasing / Forecasting / Production Planning

  • Process Purchase Requisitions for the business as required.
  • Effectively manage & control the supply of components to support Production.
  • Effectively plan the production of orders to service sales demand and sales planning.
  • Purchase materials in line with Inventory targets.
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal department on all issues relating to supply and demand such as following up on overdue orders, placing orders and expediting /cancelling Purchase Orders where necessary.
  • Manage the sales forecast to ensure the forecasting/buying system’s forecast is in line with forecasts and past trends.
  • Continually drive down costs of materials through applying best practice purchasing techniques.
  • Manage & continuously review the MRP (Navision) and forecasting system to ensure its accuracy.
  • Manage inventory through the complete product lifecycle from inception to obsolescence.
  • Work through chase line report to check all components are delivered on time, this includes kanban / consignment and managed system items.
  • Liaise with Engineering to help source alternative component in the event of an item not being available or on a long lead time – raise concession forms as required.
  • Attend site, client and department meetings as required, including daily Production meetings and ECR / Concession review meetings.

Supplier Relationship Management

  • Assist with regular re-negotiation of terms of business / service agreements and supplier performance evaluations. Request best prices for projects and maintain/build good relationships with suppliers.
  • Manage cost prices and MOQs from suppliers.
  • Arrange imports from Europe and China as required, obtaining best price for either sea / air freight first.
  • Send supplier open order books to ensure they have all our orders in their system and deliveries are on schedule.
  • Supply forecasts to suppliers to assist with planning.
  • Complete lead time forms at the request of sales team – will involve contacting supplier for availability and best price, then return best date to sales co-ordinator in timely manner.
  • Run IN2 managed system messages and advise supplier of any additional requirements for the coming week. Book IN2 managed stock in on receipt of delivery.
  • Supply chain management to interface between Purchasing and Suppliers ensuring a consistent approach is adopted in line with Company policy and strategy.

Admin / Shipping

  • Resolve invoice queries with supplier / Purchase Ledger.
  • Run stock usage report and reconcile with the manual count carried out by Goods In.
  • Request ‘top up’ quantities for stock required according to Netstock / Navision for the next 4 weeks.
  • Declarations for Consignments.
  • Provide customs clearance to logistics companies as required.
  • Work closely with Goods In / Production to ensure goods coming in are transferred to relevant cell to complete product build.
  • Work with Quality team, for any QA issues of return of stock – with a QA do changes need to me made to component before we order more.


  • At least 3 years Buying, Purchasing or other relevant experience gained from a commercial, product based business.
  • A manufacturing background preferred.
  • Supply chain management experience with good negotiation skills.
  • Excellent systems skill especially Excel.


  • An enthusiastic and determined Buyer who takes ownership and strives to deliver.
  • Able to communicate at all business levels.
  • Eye to detail is essential.
  • Methodical, detail-oriented and highly organised.
  • Works quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing situations and workload.
  • Strongly customer focused, team orientated, yet able to work independently.
  • A fast learner with sound business sense.


  • Educated to at least GCSE level or equivalent in Mathematics and English.

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Job Title: Automated Tester

Department: IoT

Location: Mobile / Swindon

Reports to: Director of Technology & IoT

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director of Technology & IoT, the successful candidate will be responsible for automated testing for the IoT’s development of new products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute automated testing.
  • Set up automated test scripts.
  • Identify, log and track bugs.
  • Ownership of the IoT test lab.
  • Resolve issues.
  • Testing of Hive products.

Skills & Experience

  • Testing of various system types, including Communications.
  • Scripting using Python and/or Node.js .
  • Ability in HTML and javascript, java and c#.
  • Automated testing.
  • Ensuring hardware and software works together, hands on automated testing.

Person Specification

  • Methodical, detail-oriented and highly organised.
  • Works quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing situations and workload.
  • An enthusiastic and determined individual who takes ownership and strives to deliver.
  • Team orientated, yet able to work independently.
  • Keen to learn.


  • Preferably educated to HNC or OND / degree level as a minimum, in a Computer Science field.

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Job Title: O2 Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Reports to: Senior Maintenance Engineer

Location: Nationwide


  • Deliver a high quality service at all times whilst ensuring costs are controlled.
  • Report any electrical safety issues to head office to action with customer.
  • Report any site specific lamp / access / information useful for follow up visits.
  • Regular communication with O2 office.
  • Employee vehicle must be kept clean, both inside and out.
  • Employees are responsible for ensuring they have sufficient stock and ordering replacement stock in a timely manner. Specific part numbers must be used when ordering material from the O2 office.
  • Engineers will wear provided company t-shirts at all times and ensure these are clean.
  • Unless route has been set, engineers will select the most efficient route possible when placing work in order and will aim to be at the first job for 8am unless otherwise stated.
  • Completed job sheets will be sent recorded delivery if these can’t be hand delivered to the O2 head office.
  • All job sheets will be correctly filed in and signed by the customer at all times.
  • Engineers are expected to know / learn the technical description of all lamps.
  • Report any damages made to company van on the day supported by a report and photos.


  • Portable Appliance Testing.
  • NICEIC compliance.
  • Electrical Fault Diagnosis.
  • New Electrical Installations.
  • New Product Installations.


  • 17th Edition Qualification (Certificate must be available.)
  • Full driving licence.

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